Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt

Rev. Marlin Lavanhar


Rev. Marlin Lavanhar and Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt
One location:

Marriott Hotel in Naperville, IL (near Chicago)

An entire weekend full of events for everyone!

“The ‘New’ in the New Era of Unitarian Universalism.”

We'll bring in two outstanding keynote speakers,

workshops addressing our theme, and the Annual Business Meeting.
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Registration and check-inEarly bird registration until Monday, March 16

Children must register before the Early bird date

Final registration deadline Wednesday, April 8

Registration will be possible at the door with no meals

Conference discounted rate for a room at the hotel will be available until April 1


Regional Assembly Registration Fees:

Age group Earlybird Regular
Adult $175 $200
Young Adult 150 175
(age 13-18)
100 100
Children (age 3-12)
with child care
100 n/a
2 and under (no child care) 0 0
Volunteers (work 2 hours) 140 n/a

Regional Assembly will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Naperville, Illinois (near Chicago).

Marriott Hotel room

Q: How will the keynote addresses work this year?

A: This year, we have two keynote speakers: the Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt, president of Starr King School for the Ministry, and the Rev. Dr. Marlin Lavanhar, senior minister of All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, OK. Rosemary and Marlin will be intertwining their comments, presenting together in the two time slots (Friday night and Saturday morning).

Q: Will the Sunday Morning Worship service be open to everyone?

A: Yes it will—we will be holding worship at the Marriott Hotel at 9:30 am Central time. Members of the public, members of UU congregations, and Assembly registrants are all welcome to attend.

Q: Will any part of the Regional Assembly be live-streamed?

A: Yes, we will be live streaming the keynote event on both Friday night and Saturday morning, as well as the Annual Business Meeting. Details and confirmation of times will be posted on the MidAmerica Region website closer to the date.

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Regional Assembly scholarships are made possible  by the generous donations of participants in previous Regional Assemblies.


How to Apply:

  • Applicants must submit the form below
  • These scholarships are available only to members of MidAmerica Region congregations who are in financial need and attending the Regional Assembly.
  • Scholarships will cover half the early registration fee (adult scholarship will be $88, young adult $75, and youth $50).
  • The first round of scholarships will be awarded based on applications received as of noon on Monday, March 2, 2015. Additional scholarships will be awarded after that date until noon on March 13, or when the funds are depleted.
  • First round applicants will be notified by email on or before Friday, March 6, 2015, as to whether or not they will receive a scholarship. Later applicants will be notified by 4:00 PM on March 13. If you do not receive a notice by that date, contact a Regional Administrator or 612-759-4503.
  • Scholarship recipients must register and pay the full registration fee. Early assembly registration deadline is March 16, 2015.
  • Scholarship checks will be distributed at the Regional Assembly.

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